A paint technician that can keep up with demanding production needs will be one of the most valuable employees to any high production repair facility. To be successful in this type of environment, here are a few tips for maximizing the jobs that go through your paint booth: Use Dry Time Efficiently – The best […]
An unfortunate reality of working in this trade is that many technicians have acquired what they know in the absence of much or any formal training, prep staff are usually the most disadvantaged. Many of us will start off with a piece of sandpaper and absolutely no clue what we are sanding or why. Sometimes […]
I’ve been using UV primer for years and often found them to be a very effective tool for increasing production. It seems UV techology is changing rapidly and it has been taken to an entirely new level with the launch of the SPDI curing system. Have a look!
It can sound very strange for someone outside of the trade to hear an estimator tell them they need to be charged extra money for the color to be blended into the next panel. It almost sounds like a scam, however, blending is an absolutely necessary step in the refinish process. You should be more […]
“Anybody know of a good body shop in (enter your city name here)?”, “How do I get my body shop to work on my car?”, “My car is being held for ransom!”, or just simply “Body shop Blues”. I\’m sure you have all seen topics similar to these posted. Gentlemen, my name is MARTINSR and […]